Yao On Trial at West Ham
Saturday, 24th Jul 2010 17:41
Former Town midfielder Devann Yao is on trial with West Ham and scored a goal as a Hammers XI lost 4-2 to League Two Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium this afternoon. The American was released by Town at the end of the season.
The 20-year-old wideman netted his goal just before half-time, curling the ball into the net from 16 yards.
The New Yorker, who was previously with Metz, Pisa, Livorno and St Mirren, spent a long spell on trial with the Blues late last year, winning himself a contract until the end of the season. However, the Yao failed to impress in Town’s reserves and was let go in May without making a senior appearance.
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